This is a portrait of Lt.John Tovey b. 1753 in Warwickshire England. In 1778 he married Hamilton Dunbar daughter of Sir James Dunbar 3rd Baronet of Mochrum. John served in the 70th Regiment of the British Army as an Adjutant in Canada during the American War of Independance c 1781. Was stationed in Nova Scotia until 1784 and then settled in Stirling, Scotland and they had 13 children.